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Genuine Parts Co (NYSE:GPC)
Cash from Financing
$-828 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

Cash from financing is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.

For the three months ended in Mar. 2016, Genuine Parts Co paid $46 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $75 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $93 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $0 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Genuine Parts Co spent $64 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2016.


Definition

This is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders. In the calculation of free cash flow, cash from financing is not calculated because it is not related to operating activities.

Genuine Parts Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-292.275+-142.967+0+-368.284+-2.548
=-806

Genuine Parts Co's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-46.431+75+0+-92.596+-0.442
=-64

Genuine Parts Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was -203.232 (Jun. 2015 ) + -398.487 (Sep. 2015 ) + -161.904 (Dec. 2015 ) + -64.469 (Mar. 2016 ) = $-828 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Cash from financing contains five items:

1. Net Issuance of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing shares than it has paid to buy back shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares.

Genuine Parts Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-46 Mil. Genuine Parts Co paid $46 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares.

2. Net Issuance of Debt:
Net issuance of debt is the cash a company received or spent through debt related activities such as debt issuance or debt repayment. If a company pays down its debt during the period, this number will be negative. If a company issued more debt, it receives cash and this number is positive.

Genuine Parts Co's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $75 Mil. Genuine Parts Co received $75 Mil from issuing more debt.

3. Net Issuance of Preferred:
A company may raise cash from issuing new preferred shares. It can also use cash to buy back preferred shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing preferred shares than it has paid to buy back preferred shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back preferred shares than it has received for issuing preferred shares.

Genuine Parts Co's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 Mil. Genuine Parts Co paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

4. Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Genuine Parts Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-93 Mil. Genuine Parts Co spent $93 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

5. Other Financing:
Money spent or earned by company from other financial activities.

Genuine Parts Co's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-0 Mil. Genuine Parts Co spent $0 Mil on other financial activities.


Related Terms

Cash Flow from Operations, Cash Flow from Investing, Net Issuance of Stock, Net Issuance of Debt, Dividends, Net Issuance of Preferred


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Genuine Parts Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -115-231-272-26-75-122-82-121-96-292
Net Issuance of Debt -1052-5200025-8-143
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -228-243-252-254-258-276-301-326-347-368
Other Financing 34-111244-3-4-3
Cash from Financing -341-469-473-330-321-394-379-425-455-806

Genuine Parts Co Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock -49-23-31-42-0-84-61-80-67-46
Net Issuance of Debt -80129-9726-66130-48-225075
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -83-83-88-88-88-88-94-93-93-93
Other Financing -1-1-0-0-3-0-1-0-2-0
Cash from Financing -21223-217-105-158-42-203-398-162-64
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